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In addition to applying for scholarships, every student should submit:
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1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for federal student aid
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Top 10 FAFSA Myths
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2. Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) to determine eligibility for state aid and Bright Futures
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Oviedo High School Scholarship List, last updated 2/23/2024
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For additional scholarship opportunities, visit the SCPS Scholarship page at https://www.scps.k12.fl.us/district/departments/epathways/scholarships/
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Key: Orange lines indicate Central Florida scholarships,
Blue lines indicate Oviedo/Seminole County scholarships,
Yellow lines indicate Florida scholarships
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Recently AddedSponsor NameDeadlineCan be used at Vocational/trade school EligibilityValueContact/Email/Link
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Bring Back the TradesMonthlyYesSenior, planning on enrolling in a vocational/trade school. Essay$1,000 (one winner chosen each month during the school year)https://www.bringbackthetrades.com/scholarship-information
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Grades 10-12BigFuture ScholarshipsMonthly from January of sophomore year to February of senior yearEarn entries in monthly drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships by completing steps to plan for college. The sooner you start and the more steps you complete, the more chances you’ll have to win. Every month, BigFuture selects two $40,000 winners and hundreds of $500 winners who complete one or more steps.$500-$40,000https://pages.collegeboard.org/big-future-scholarships?SFMC_cid=EM643956-&rid=47120112
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P.L.A.Y. Scholars Helping CollarsFebruary 26, 2024YesHelp animals in need.$1,500, $300 and $200www.petplay.com/scholarship
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Addition Financial J.A.M. Jr. Annual ScholarshipFebruary 29, 2024YesAdditional Financial primary or joint account holders who are graduation from high school in the spring or summer of 2024 and have been accepted into an accredited Florida college, university, or trade school may apply. Students must have a current cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher. Applicants muyst write two essays and provide one letter of recommendation.6 - $10,000 awardshttps://foundation.additionfi.com/scholarships
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University of Florida and Sante Fe College Cooperative Living OrganizationPriority: February 17, 2024 Final: March 31, 2024Students in need of low cost all-inclusive housing, a place to call home away from home that provides fresh cooked meals prepared for you and 79 others who become a diverse, friendly family. For $450 per month, this includes: Meals, Monday-Friday lunches and dinners; internet; fully furnished rooms; conducive study environments; computer lab; and willing residents to help a friend out. The Cooperative Living Organization, located one block from the main UF campus (behind Chipotle off of University Ave.), is now accepting applications for the Fall 2024-Spring 2025 semesters as well as Summer 2024. Varies depending on collegewww.cloliving.org
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Empowering Greatness ScholarshipFebruary 20, 2024The Farah & Farah Law Firm will award 5 high school seniors with two full years of college tuition! Scholarships will cover full tuition and local fees for 60 lower division semester credit hours at any Florida university, college or trade-school. Eligible students must attend a public or charter high school in Florida.Varies depending on schoolhttps://farahandfarah.com/scholarship/
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Florida State University Service Scholar ProgramFebruary 23, 2024NoFSU's Service Scholars program recognizes graduating seniors with an outstanding record of community service and leadership who want to continue that commitment at FSU. Some benefits include a scholarship valued at $4,500 per year for up to four years, engagement with a diverse group of individuals and community issues, academic service learning and co-curricular engagement with community partners, development of collaborative working relationships and effective leadership practices, direct support by a team of faculty and staff mentors. Application due February 23 and recommendations due by March 1.$4500/year for up to 4 yearsService Scholar Application
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Seminole Association of School Administrators ScholarshipFebruary 28, 2024SASA awards one scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the county’s nine high schools whose parent is a full-time employee of the Seminole County School District. Candidates should have an overall 3.0 gpa in those subjects related to their area of academic pursuit. An essay and one letter of recommendation must be submitted with the application.$1,000SASA Scholarship App 2024.docx.pdf
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Florida PTAFebruary 29, 2024YesBe member of the school's PTA/PTSA. There are four distinct scholarships with minimum gpa requirements: 2.0 GPA for Vo-Tech, 2.5 for Community College, and 3.0 for university or fine arts college.$2,000https://floridapta.org/graduating-hs-seniors/
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SAE International Scholarships
MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
February 29, 2024HS Senior scholarships. Planning to major in Engineering or Related FieldVarieshttps://www.sae.org/participate/scholarships
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DreamUS National ScholarshipFebruary 29, 2024Undocumented high school senior. Un-weighted GPA of 2.5, test scores, community service,
recommendations, and financial need.
$16,500-$33,000https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
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Seminole State College Dora Lee Russell ScholarshipDue to OHS for nomination consideration by March 1, 2024NoEach Seminole County Public High School is asked to nominate one graduating senior to be considered for this award. Only one student will be chosen out of all nine Seminole County Public High Schools. The Nominee Must: *Currently hold a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. *Attend Seminole State in the Fall term immediately following graduation. *Demonstrate involvement in cultural arts. *Pursue an A.A. degree (concentration in cultural arts preferred). *Write a 500-word essay describing their involvement, academic achievements, unique skill and/or talent related to cultural arts.
*To be considered, students should submit the required essay along with a senior resume to Mrs. Craft in the OHS School Counseling Office.
Two years tuition and feesHigh School Resume examples See Mrs. Craft in the OHS School Counseling Office with any questions.
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Seminole State College District Board of Trustees Scholarship March 1, 2024A full-tuition scholarship is awarded to one high school senior in each Seminole County public high school. Oviedo High School's recipient of the DBOT Scholarship will receive the scholarship for two consecutive academic years of college level credits. The minimum qualifications require the student to have a minimum 3.0 cumulative gpa and to plan to attend SSC in the Fall 2024 term.
Two years tuition and feesOHS SSC DBOT school based student application
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Oviedo Woman's Club Scholarship Technical School ScholarshipMarch 1, 2024YesHigh School Senior in Seminole County. Applying for a Technical school.varieshttps://www.oviedowomansclub.org/who-we-support
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Oviedo Woman's Club Scholarship High School ScholarshipMarch 1, 2024High School Senior from Oviedo or Hagerty HS with minimum 3.0 GPA and record of volunteer service.varieshttps://www.oviedowomansclub.org/who-we-support
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Winter Park Women's ClubPostmarked March 1, 2024Seminole and Orange County residents who are also US Citizens may apply. Last year, $54,000 in scholarship money was awarded. Recipients are chosen based on financial need, involvement in school and community activities, and academic achievement.varieshttps://www.womansclubofwinterpark.com
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Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship (for children of UPS employees)March 1, 2023YesChild of UPS employee or retiree; enrolling in a 2yr, 4yr, or vocational school in Florida; demonstrate financial need$1000-
$10,000
https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/johnsonscholarship/
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Hispanic Heritage Scholarship FundMarch 1, 2024Students of hispanic heritage who will be attending one of the schools listed below in pursuit of a bachelor's degree, attending full-time in the fall and spring, and have a minimum overall unweighted 3.0 or higher gpa should apply. UCF, Valencia College, Seminole State College, Lake Sumter State College, Rollins, AdventHealth University, the University of South Florida, or Florida Technical College (a part of National University College).$3,500 to $5,000https://hhsf.us/scholarships-2/
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The Hagan Scholarship - improvementss to eligiblity requirementsMarch 1, 2024A nationwide need-based merit scholarship providing recipients with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt free. To be eligible, students must be U.S. Citizens, attend a traditional public high school governed by a school district, have a 3.5 cumulative gpa, enroll at an eligible four-year college or university following graduation, graduate from college in four years, work 240 hours from January 1, 2024 until commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college, applicants adjusted gross household income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not exceed $100,000, provide a copy of the FAFSA SAR showing their EFC (or the equivalent documents from the revised FAFSA), apply for Federal and State grants, and not have a felony conviction.$7500 each semester for eight consecutive semesterswww.hsfmo.org
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American Chemical Society (ACS)March 1, 2024Minority senior, intending to major in a chemistry fieldup to $2,500https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html
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American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year ScholarshipMarch 1, 2023YesRegistered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion Post, Am. Leg. Auxiliary unit or Sons of the Am. Legion squadron$2500-$10,000www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout
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Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Scout of the YearMarch 1, 2024YesScouts who are active members of a Boy or Girl Scout troop and have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Scouting Silver Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award, or Girl Scout Gold Award.$5,000-$1,000https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/scout-of-the-year
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Visual Aid Volunteers of FLMarch 1, 2024YesFor legally blind high school seniors who are FL residents and are continuing their educationup to $10,000https://www.vavf.org/scholarships.php
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American Legion Department of
Florida Scholarship
March 1, 2024HS senior, direct descendent of US Veteran; parents must be FL residents. Local contact almpost243@gmail.com or 407-227-5340.$500-$2,500https://www.floridalegion.org/programs-services/scholarships/
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USDA 1890 National Scholars ProgramMarch 1, 2024Senior, 3.0 GPA. Will attend one of the 19 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Plan to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or related discipline.Full tuition, fees, books, room & boardhttps://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1890NationalScholars
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Collins Dental ScholarshipMarch 4, 2024HS Senior at Oviedo, Lake Howell HS, Winter Springs HS or Hagerty HS. Expressed interested in pursuing a career in the medical or dental field. Min 3.5 GPA.$1000CollinsDentalCare.com/About/Community-Connections/
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Army ROTC ScholarshipsMarch 4, 2024 is the deadline to start the application for the 2024-2025 school yearGet the full college experience, only with less debt, in exchange for a career serving in the Army as an Officer after graduation. ROTC scholarship can cover either tuition and fees, or room and board, and each comes with money for living ($420/month) and books ($1200/year). The scholarship can be applied to any of the more than 1,000 participating schools. Your achievements and grades determine if you'lll be awarded a scholarship, not your financial need.variesROTC Scholarships | goarmy.com
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Navy ROTC College ScholarshipMarch 4, 2024The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) is a scholarship program that provides full tuition, stipends, summer training cruises, and more so you can enjoy a traditional college experience while preparing to service as a Naval Officer. There are different types of scholarships available and three career tracks (Navy, Nurse, and Marine Corps). Check out the NROTC's site for a full list of requirements for program entrance, SAT/ACT eligibility, specifics on academic/physical/medical, military commitment and more.variesNaval Reserve Officer Training (NROTC) | Navy.com
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Women in Science ScholarshipMarch 6, 2024NoFemale senior who has demonstrated proficiency in academics (min GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale), majoring in science, demonstrated interest in extracurricular activities. $1,000Completed Application due to Mrs. Craft in OHS Guidance by 1:30 p.m. March 6, 2024
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Florida Realtor's Education FoundationMarch 6, 2023HS seniors planning to attend a Florida college or universityMin.$1,000
although amt. varies
https://www.floridarealtors.org/about/scholarships
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Oviedo High School PTSA ScholarshipMarch 8, 2024YesAwards scholarships to Oviedo High School graduating seniors who are student members of PTSA or receive free/reduced lunch. There are nine scholarships. One for $1,000 to a first-generation college student, one for $1,000 for a student showing exemplary academic achievement and community service, one for $1,000 for a student who overcame adversity, and six $500 scholarships.3 x $1,000 6 x $500OHS PTSA_SeniorScholarships_2023-24.pdf
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Sanford Alumnae ChapterMarch 8, 2024African American senior in Seminole County, GPA 2.5, financial
need considered, plan to attend a 2 year or 4 year college/university
Varieshttps://www.sanfordfldst.org/general-7
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Tyler Lampe Foundation ScholarshipMarch 10, 2023YesThis scholarship is in honor of former student, athlete, coach, and teacher of Seminole County Public Schools, Tyler Lampe. Eligible candidates are graduating from an SCPS high school, participate in high school sports for a minimum of three years (including senior year), have a minimum 2.75 gpa, and plan to attend a two- or four-year university. Coach recommendation and personal essay required.https://www.tylerlampefoundation.org/scholarship
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Blacks at Microsoft ScholarshipMarch 13, 2024African American high school senior, plan to major in engineering, computers, or select business programs4 -$20,000, 8 - $10,000, and 15 - $1,000https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/bam-scholarship.aspx
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Women at Microsoft ScholarshipMarch 13, 2024High School female or non-binary people who wish to major in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) field, GPA 3.0, financial need$2,500-$20,000https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/women-at-microsoft-scholarship
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Orlando Chums Memorial ScholarshipMarch 15, 2024The Orlando (FL) Chapter of Chums, Incorporated offers $1,000.00 scholarships annually to deserving female students of African descent (African American, Black, Afro-Caribbean) heading to college. Our Scholarship Committee is looking for well-rounded students who have an expressed financial need, demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills, and involvement in a variety of school, community and extracurricular activities. Local applications will also be considered for a Chums, Incorporated Founders’ National Scholarship with awards up to $5000.00.$1,0002024 Chum Scholarship APPLICATION_AND_GUIDELINES.pdf
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Florida Council for the Blind Scholarships Program MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLEMarch 15, 2024YesLegally blind HS senior from Florida, 3.0
GPA, planning to attend college or technical program full-time
$500-$1,500https://www.fcb.org/2024ScholarInfoApplication
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for 11th gradersHoratio Alger National Scholarships for High School JuniorsMarch 15, 2024College bound high school junior with $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) who displays integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
GPA 2.0, US Citizen
$25,000https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
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for 11th gradersWTS Transportation You High School Scholarship Program for current 11th grade womenMarch 18, 2024WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation industry by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way they do that is by awarding this scholarship to girls pursuing high school studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Eligible candidates are women who will graduate in May 2025, have a 3.0 gpa, are enrolled in STEM studies and are considering a career in a transportation-related field. The winner of the local scholarship is then entered into the $2500 WTS international scholarship competition.$1,000.00https://www.wtsinternational.org/sites/default/files/2024-01/2024_HighSchool_Application_FORM.pdf
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Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!March 20, 2024YesThe Foundation will award over $150,000 in scholarships to the SCPS Class of 2024! Our 50+ Scholarships range in value and while most are available to all SCPS High Schools, some are high school specific. Some opportunities focus on Areas of Study such as Trade Programs, Education, Nursing, the Arts, Engineering and STEM fields or to students who’ve participated in athletic programs, arts programs, extracurricular activities, and community service. Other factors are considered such as students who have overcome challenges, experienced homelessness, or demonstrated financial need. $150,000 will be awarded this yearFoundation Scholarships List Scholarship Application Guide
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Grades 9-12Leinenbach Family ScholarshipPriority Deadline 2/21/2024 Final Deadline 3/21/2024Scholarship founded by local Lake Howell HS alumni to open doors for Seminole County students to pursue further education. Eligible students are in grades 9-12 at a Seminole County High School and can use the funding for college, licenses, or training, trade school, or military enlistment.
$500Leinenbach Scholarship Application
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Mike Sine Overcoming Obstacles Memorial ScholarshipMarch 22, 2024The Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship is open to any current Oviedo High School senior. The scholarship will go to a student who best describes a significant event or challenge they have faced, explains how they overcame that challenge, the impact it had on them, and how they have or will use what they learned throughout the process to help others.$1,500.00Mike Sine Scholarship.pdf
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Rotary Club of OviedoMarch 25, 2024YesTwo scholarships will be awarded; one to a student pursuing a degree at a college or university and another to a student pursuing a career/vocational program of study at a state college, vocational school, or recognized apprenticeship program. Eligible candidates are high school seniors who reside in an area zoned for either Oviedo or Hagerty High School, or else reside within the 32732, 32765, or 32766 zip codes. $1,000Rotary Club of Oviedo Memorandum and Scholarship Application
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Linda Lougee Community Service ScholarshipMarch 27, 2024Oviedo High senior, must have been an athlete for at least 2 years, including Mane Attraction Dance Team and cheerleading squad, GPA 3.0, volunteer experience$3,0002024 LSL Scholarship.pdf
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Kiwanis Club Oviedo/Winter Springs ScholarshipMarch 27, 2024YesHigh school senior with a strong record of community service and leadershiplast year: 4 x $1000 and 4 x $750Kiwanis Club Oviedo Winter Springs Scholarship Application
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Women's Club of SanfordMarch 27, 2024YesFemale high school seniors who reside in Seminole County during the 2023-2024 school year are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is for college, vocational, and trade school applicants.variesWomens Club of Sanford Scholarship Application 2024.pdf
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Seminole State College Robert E and Jane S. Lee ScholarshipsMarch 29, 2024Offers financial assistance to students for the first two years of studies at SSC for eligible academic expenses of tuition, books and other required fees or supplies. OHS or Hagerty senior who has applied to and will attend SSC in the summer or fall, minimum unweighted GPA 3.0, and has demonstrated financial need on the FAFSA.12 x 2-year full scholarships are availableFY25 Lee Scholarship Application .pdf
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KBF Design Gallery Interior Design Scholarship AwardMarch 29, 2024Senior who will major in interior design, architecture or a related field. Must have taken at least one interior design class at Oviedo HS or Lake Brantley HS, 3.25 GPA.$1,5002024 Scholarship Application Information and Cover Sheet - KBF Design Gallery.pdf
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Florida PEO BQ Chapter Florida ScholarshipMarch 29, 2024Female resident of Seminole or Orange County with a cumulative unweighted gpa of 3.0 to 3.5 on a 4.0 scale who has been actively and regularly involved in school, coomunity or employment and has clear golas for your future studies.varies2024-1 PEO Scholarship Form.docx
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Henry T. Weatherall Memorial ScholarshipMarch 29, 2024YesHS Senior from Seminole, Orange, or Osceola attending an accredited college or university in the Fall.2 - $1000 scholarshipsD16 Scholarship Application 2024.pdf
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Bill Schult Memorial ScholarshipMarch 31, 2024YesEstablished by Bill Schult's family in honor of Bill's time as the Oviedo High School choir director. Eligibile candidates are members of an Oviedo High School Choir during their senior year, have taken a minimum of three years of choir, will graduate from OHS in 2024, and plan to pursue a 4yr, 2yr, or vocational/technical program beginning during the 2024-2025 school year.2 - $1,000 scholarshipsBill Schult Memorial Scholarship Application 2024.pdf
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Lee Barnes Memorial Scholarship (for JROTC Cadets)March 31, 2024YesApplications are open to graduating Junior ROTC cadets in Seminole County Public Schools and Civil Air Patrol cadets in Seminole Composite Squadron 116. Applicants should be well-rounded candidates with leadership skills and determination, must provide proof of (1) a minimum grade-point average of 2.75 and (2) acceptance at a two-year college, a technical school, or a four-year college or university.2-$1,000 scholarships2024 Lee Barnes Memorial Scholarship Application.docx
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CancerBank.org ScholarshipMarch 31, 2024YesSeminole County graduating senior who has received a cancer diagnosis or has an immediate family member (parent or sibling living in your household) who has been diagnosed with cancer.up to $2,500https://cancerbank.org/scholarship/
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Beers & Gordon Law Scholarship March 31, 2024Awarded to a Seminole County High School senior planning to attend an accredited school, college, or university. The scholarship program is aimed at students who have demonstrated a commitment to both their studies and the community. Eligible applicants have a 3.3 or higher GPA, are legal residents of the United States and Florida, attend a public or private high school in Seminole County, and have contributed a minimum of 75 hours of volunteer service throughout high school.$2,500https://beersandgordonlaw.com/scps-scholarship/
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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Gamma Delta Sigma Chapter Stanley T. Muller ScholarshipMarch 31, 2024YesEligible applicants are U.S. Citizens graduating from high school with a minimum 2.75 gpa, 30 service hours, and have a parent/guardian who resides in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, or Lake County.$2,000https://orlandosigmas.org/scholarships
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Dylan Astacio Memorial Scholarship for Seminole State CollegeApril 1, 2024This scholarship is funded by Long Live Dylan, Inc., a nonprofit organization founded by family members to honor the life of Dylan Astacio, a 2021 Oviedo High School Graduate. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Oviedo High School senior who will attend Seminole State College in the Fall of 2024.$1,500 ($750 per semester)LLD SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.pdf
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Sanford Lake Mary Kiwanis Samuel Beauchamp Jim Crowe American Citizenship Essay ContestApril 1, 2024Graduating high school seniors from Seminole County are invited to write a 700-1000 word essay on the following topic, "Volunteer services and the local community. As high school students graduate and prepare to enter society as young adults, they possess special talents they can offer to those in need. What volunteer services can young people uniquely provide that would most benefit their local community?"$1,000Kiwanis SBJC American Citizenship Essay Contest.pdf
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Southern Scholarship FoundationApril 1, 2024Southern Scholarship Foundation is a rent-free housing scholarship for high achieving university and college students. Eligible students have a 3.0 or higher gpa, good chaaracter reference, financial need as determined by the FAFSA, are under age 25, and are accepted to a partner institution (FAMU, FSU, TCC, UF, FGCU, and Sante Fe College).Cost of housinghttps://southernscholarship.org/rent-free-cooperative-living/
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Lockheed Martin Vocational ScholarshipApril 1, 2024YesUS Citizen, high school senior or graduate who has not earned a bachelor's degree prior to the 2023-2024 school year, be enrolled or enrolling in a full or part time vocational-technical school, trade school, or state college and pursuing an associate's degree, technical certificate, or industry-recognized credential, in a specific major that falls under one of the following fields: Advanced Manufacturing, Computer & Information Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Technologies, or Mechanic & Repair Technologies.150 receipients will win up to $5,000Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship
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Lockheed Martin STEM ScholarshipApril 1, 2024This program provides opportunities to students studying select STEM degrees that demosntrate financial need and come from underrepresented and underserved communities. Applicants must be US Citizens, have a 2.5 gpa or higher, plan to enroll in an accredited 4-yr college/university in the US, and be willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following freshmen, sophomore or junior year of college.100-$10,000 scholarshipshttps://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/lockheedmartin/
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Mildred Lind Leadership Scholarship; Suburban Republican Women's Club Seminole CountyApril 3, 2024Female, registered Republican admitted to an accredited college. GPA 2.5, leaderships in school or community.$1,000https://srwcf.org/srwcf-scholarships/
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Sallie Harrison Chapter DAR ScholarshipApril 15, 2024Scholarship awarded to a Florida and US resident who is a graduating high school senior with financial need and a minimum 3.6 gpa.HS Sallie Harrison Chapter DAR Scholarship Application.docx
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AABE Florida ScholarshipApril 15, 2024This scholarship rewards African American, Hispanic, and Native American high school students throughout the state of Florida who excel in math and science and plan to major in business, a physical science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Recurring scholarships are available.varieshttps://dx1.530.myftpupload.com/high-school-scholarships/
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Seminole State College First Generation Program ScholarshipPriority April 26, 2024 Final: July 25, 2024Through a generous donation from the Wayne M. Densch Charities, Inc, SSC is offering 75 incoming students for Fall the opportunity to participate in a first generation scholarship program in which they receive a $750 scholarship each semester (fall and spring, total award up to $3,000) for your first two years at SSC. To be eligible, you must apply and be accepted to SSC, complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA, and submit a scholarship application (including a 500 word essay and one letter of recommendation.75 $3,000 awardshttps://www.seminolestate.edu/first-generation/programs/densch
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Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association Student ScholarshipApril 26, 2024Two scholarships: Hospitality Student Scholarship: Central Florida High School students graduating in 2024 are eligible to apply and must be fully admitted to a Central Florida Undergraduate Hospitality Program by September 2024. Hospitality Student Full Ride Scholarship: Applicants must be 2024 Central Florida high school graduates registered and fully admitted to a Central Florida Undergraduate Hospitality Program by September 2024 and have a minimum 3.0 gpa.variescfhla.submittable.com/submit
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Kim's Community Scholarship ContestApril 27, 2024YesOpen to graduating seniors who are also Oviedo and Winter Springs area residents. An application, two letters of recommendation, and a one-page essay (topic: "What Home Means To Me") are required.$1,000Kim Coburn Scholarship Contest 2024.pdf
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Application opens April 1Shawn Carter FoundationApril 30, 2024YesThe Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. By removing some of the financial burdens associated with going to, surviving in, and graduating from college, the SCSF plays a vital role in increasing college access and success for many motivated yet underserved youth and young adults. The SCSF provides individual grants, paid directly to the educational institution, to every student who qualifies and reapplies yearly, from admission to graduation. The grant can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living. All Shawn Carter Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring Shawn Carter Scholars.varieshttps://shawncartersf.com/scholarship/
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Pearlie's Lift UpApril 30, 2024YesHS Senior. Enroll full time at an
accrediated college, university or vocational/technical program. Min 2.5 GPA. Minimum of 50 hours of community service.
$500https://www.pmfclubsanford.org/scholarships
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IVLS College ScholarshipApril 30, 2024YesScholarship for a US citizen who will attend a two or four year college in the fall. Selection is merit based (minimum gpa is a 2.5) and determined by the creativity of a 300-500 word essay.$1,000https://internationalvla.com/college-scholarship-from-ivla/
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for 12th & 11th gradersB. Davis ScholarshipMay 21, 2024Available to high school juniors and seniors who visit the website.$1,000http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
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Capco 2024 Higher Education ScholarshipMay 24, 2024YesFlorida college-bound (4 year, 2 year, and trade schools) high school seniors from Seminole/Orange Counties who have dedicated themselves to academic achievement are encouraged to apply. This scholarship will be awarded based on creativity and academic dedication. Applicants complete an application, provide a transcript, a letter or recommendation, copy of SAT/ACT scores, and a one page essay on "How has AI impacted and how will it influence banking long-term".5 - $1,000 awardsCapco_Higher_Education_Scholarship_Program_2024.pdf
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Regions Riding Forward ScholarshipQuarterly due dates starting May 31, 2024HS senior with a min GPA 2.0, 500 word essay or video essay30 $2500 awardshttps://www.regions.com/about-regions/diversity-and-inclusion/supporting-our-communities/black-history-month/essay-contest-scholarship
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Seminole Club of Greater Orlando ScholarshipJune 5, 2024NoThe purpose of this scholarship is to award deserving students funding towards payment of undergraduate studies. The scholarship is $1,851 (maximum) per student - the amount reflects the FSU establishment year of 1851. Once the SCGO selection committee chooses the yearly recipients, funds are disbursed to the Office of Financial Aid to be used by the student towards university fees and books. Must be from Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County and show active community involvement through past or ongoing participation in athletics, the arts, civic community service, or other activities.$1851 maximum per studentSeminole Club of Greater Orlando.pdf
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PAST DUE SCHOLARSHIPS
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Coca Cola Scholarsopens August 1, closes October 2, 2023YesThis is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Open to students who are in their final year of high school, have a 3.0/B average, and who will pursue a degree at a post-secondary institution immediately following high school.varieshttps://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
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AES Engineering ScholarshipOctober 8, 2023Scholarship awarded on the basis of character, not gpa. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? High School seniors may apply.$500https://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php
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Wendy's High School Heisman3 pm on October 17, 2023The program celebrates and rewards outstanding male and female scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories happen no only on the field, but also in their schools and communities. Eligible students have a minimum 3.0 cumulative weighted gpa, participate(d) in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the recognized sports, and be a leader in school and in the community.varieshttps://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarships/2023HeismanHighSchoolScholarship
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University of Florida Honors Program Stamps Scholarship and the John V. Lombardi ScholarshipTo be considered for nomination by Oviedo High School, materials due October 18, 2023 by 1:30 p.m.The Honors Program is looking for creative, forward-thinking individuals with an interest in global issues and a willingness to learn and study outside of their comfort zone. Stamps and Lombardi Scholars prepare to make a positive difference in their academic and professional communities by interacting with students and faculty members from a variety of academic disciplines throughout their undergraduate careers. To be eligible for these programs, students must be nominated by their high school. High schools may nominate up to two students to be reviewed for these prestigious scholarships. Senior resume and essay to one of two application essay prompts, turned into school guidance counselor on or before October 18, 2023 by 1:30 pm. Application FAQ, instructions, and questions.$2,700 each semester for 8 semesters, plus fully funded summer enrichment experienceshttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1ornQldJmQwCOCLv1MywfO1xPBx970fOr/view?usp=sharing
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Oviedo Woman's Club - Great Day In The Country Student Art
Fest Scholarships
October 20, 2023YesSeeking applications from graduating high school seniors who intend to continue their education.varieshttps://www.greatdayoviedo.org/student-art-fest
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Omega Psi Phi Omega Beta Beta Chapter High School Essay ContestOctober 20, 2023Open to college bound high school senoirs who submit an essay between 700 and 750 words in length. 2023 Topic: "With politics gaining the bulk of discussion, what can the younger generation do to ensure that elected leaders understand the impact of gaining their vote?"
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For all grade levelsVeterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of DemocracyOctober 31, 2023YesOpen to all high schoolers, record an audio essay. The 2023 theme is "Why is the Veteran Important?" Submit to local VFW chapter in Winter Springs: http://www.vfwpost5405.org/ or Chuluota: http://www.vfwpost10139.org/$30,000https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships
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University of Miami George W Jenkins ScholarshipNovember 1, 2023NoHS senior from Florida who has overcome significant adversity, School Counselor Nomination required.$200,000https://admissions.miami.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/scholarships/george-w-jenkins/index.html
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North Carolina State University Park ScholarshipNovember 1, 2023No40 four-year scholarships (covering tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, travel, computer stipend, and personal expenses as well as grants to fund professional and personal enrichment experiences) are awarded on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. 25% of the scholarships are designated for out of state residents. Recipients also participate in the Park Enrichment Academy leadership development program, retreats, learning labs, and mentoring by other Park Scholars.$221,000https://park.ncsu.edu/apply/
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University of Virginia Jefferson ScholarshipNovember 1, 2023NoOviedo HS can nominate one Oviedo High School senior. Any student wishing to be considered for the school's nomination should send the following via email to mindi_craft@scps.k12.fl.us by November 1, 2023: Student resume of academic and extracurricular activities and honors as well as a one-page max personal statement about why you should be the school's nominee for this scholarship. UVA awards the Jefferson Scholarship to high school seniors who demonstrate excellence and exceptional potential in the areas of leadership, scholarship, and engaged citizenship. Recipients receive the entire cost of attendance at UVA and many supplemental enrichment experiences.$345,000https://www.jeffersonscholars.org/scholarships
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University of Texas at Dallas Eugene McDermott Scholars Program November 1, 2023NoStrong academics and leadership, no test scores needed from ACT/SATFull ride, including study abroadhttps://provost.utdallas.edu/mcdermott-scholars
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Elks Most Valuable Student ScholarshipNovember 13, 2023500 four-year scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who are US citizens and are based on academics, leadership, and financial need. Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks. Male and female applicants compete separately. In addition, the Winter Park Elks Lodge awards five $2,000 one year scholarships to area students. Students are selected from the list of applicants who were not selected for an Elks National Foundation award. Be sure to choose Winter Park Lodge #1830 as their sponsoring Lodge.$1,000 to $12,500 per yearenf.elks.org/MVS
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Arthur Pappy Kennedy ScholarshipWas October 30, extended to November 15, 2023The scholarship is designed to assist BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) high school seniors in grade 12 who are motivated and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution in the fall of 2024. For scholarship eligibility, students must complete the application and meet the following requirements: participation in school leadership activities and/or extra-curricular programs and strong volunteer/charitable service record, overall GPA of 2.5 or better, two letters of recommendation from your high school counselors, teachers, church leader, or mentor, and a 500–750 word typed essay. Link to recent news story about this scholarship.$2,000https://ymcacf.org/community/y-events/prayerbreakfast/scholarship/
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US Space Force ROTC High School ScholarshipNovember 30, 2023Pays 100% college tuition and authorized fees plus a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Students must meet minimum academic requirements of an SAT composite of 1240 or ACT composite of 26 (superscores are not accepted) and have an unweighted cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher. you're under no service obligation by simply applying for an AFROTC scholarship, however if awarded a scholarship, you become obligated when you accept and sign an agreement with the USAF.varieshttps://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/high-school/types/
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Congress-Bundestag Vocational Exchange Program (CBYX)December 1, 2023Senior. Min GPA 2.5. Able to serve as ambassador to US. Study of German is advantageous but not required. Must be nominated by school to apply. Full year program runs from July to June. 13th year abroad in Germany learning and gaining work experience.unknownhttps://www.nacelopendoor.org/cbyx
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Ron Brown Scholars ProgramDecember 1, 2023RBSP competitively awards 45 – 50 four-year scholarships to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth. Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be Black/African American, US citizens or permanent residents, and a current high school senior at the time of their application.

Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.
$40,000 ($10,000 per year)https://ronbrown.org/apply/ron-brown-scholarship/
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Science Ambassador ScholarshipDecember 13, 2023Women interested in a STEM career, must make a 3 minute videoFull tuitionhttps://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/#intro
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9th - 11th gradesBen Carson Scholarship FundNominations due December 15, 2023, Student Application due January 12, 2024YesGrades 9-11. One nominee per school. Merit based. To be considered, submit an academic resume along with one of the two high school essay questions from https://carsonscholars.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/2024-Essay-Questions.pdf$1,000See Mrs. Craft; general information at
https://carsonscholars.org/scholarships/